When I was in fifth grade, my local newspaper held a “Design an Ad” competition where they sent each kid a blank ad space
and the name of a local business. My ad
for Independence Bank won first prize. The rest is history.


EXPERIENCE:

Various Agencies, NYC
Freelance ACD/Art Director,  Feb 2016
Present
Integrated campaigns for a variety of agencies and clients, including
U.S. Army (MRM//McCann), Dell Computers (Y&R), and Avon (Terri & Sandy)


Terri & Sandy, NYC
ACD/Art Director,  April 2012 – January 2016
Print, digital, design, TV, and integrated work for a variety of clients, including
Gerber, Peeps, JDate, Keurig, People Magazine, GSK and Disney

Gardner Nelson + Partners, NYC
Senior Art Director,  Nov 2007 – April 2012
Print, digital, TV, and integrated campaigns for Optimum, Thomson
Reuters, and Partnership for a Drug Free America

Connelly Partners, Boston
Art Director,  June 2003 – Nov 2007
Print, digital, and TV for Ocean Spray, Bertucci’s, AJ Wright, Fallon
Community Health Plan, Stonyfield Farm, NJ.com, Cleveland.com,
Massachusetts Tourism, EyeQ, The Butcher Shop, and Towle Silver

Special Olympics, NJ & DC
Freelance Designer/Art Director,  May 2000 – present
Print ads, logo design, publications, t-shirts, pins, and posters; and created
all branding, signage, collateral, and souvenir designs for the 2014 USA Games

Zipatoni, St Louis, MO
Art Director Intern , June – August 2002
Print ads and promotions for Miller High Life and Miller Genuine Draft 
 
EDUCATION:

Hyper Island Master Class
Trained in how to think and create in the digital world

Washington University in St. Louis
BFA in Visual Communications
Major in Advertising Design, Minor in Marketing


AWARDS:

Archive: Towle Silver, Stereo Jacks, JDate
Art Directors Club: Towle Silver
Addys The Butcher Shop, Towle Silver
Effie: Gerber


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